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Information Security Analyst Salary

National Average
$45,500 $99,944 /year $150,000
$48 /hour
National Average
$3,792 $8,328 /month $12,500
$48 /hour
National Average
$875 $1,922 /week $2,885
$48 /hour
National Average
$21.88 $48 /hour $72.12
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $140,000 $11,666 $2,692 $67
75th Percentile $120,000 $10,000 $2,307 $58
Average $99,944 $8,328 $1,922 $48
25th Percentile $75,500 $6,291 $1,451 $36
Information Security Analyst Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does an Information Security Analyst make?

As of May 13, 2022, the average annual pay for an Information Security Analyst in the United States is $99,944 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $48.05 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,922/week or $8,329/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $150,000 and as low as $45,500, the majority of Information Security Analyst salaries currently range between $75,500 (25th percentile) to $120,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $140,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Information Security Analyst varies greatly (by as much as $44,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Information Security Analyst job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Information Security Analyst in your area makes on average $102,622 per year, or $2,678 (3%) more than the national average annual salary of $99,944. Virginia ranks number 24 out of 50 states nationwide for Information Security Analyst salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Information Security Analyst jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Information Security Analyst Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Information Security Analyst job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Cruz, CA and Santa Rosa, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Rosa, CA beats the national average by $17,276 (17.3%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $21,158 (21.2%) above the $99,944 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Information Security Analyst appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 8% between Sunnyvale, CA and San Mateo, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Information Security Analyst role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$121,102$10,092$2,329$58.22
Santa Cruz, CA$120,285$10,024$2,313$57.83
Santa Rosa, CA$117,220$9,768$2,254$56.36
Williston, ND$115,041$9,587$2,212$55.31
Manhattan, NY$114,739$9,562$2,207$55.16
Barnstable Town, MA$113,998$9,500$2,192$54.81
Cambridge, MA$113,516$9,460$2,183$54.57
Arlington, VA$112,681$9,390$2,167$54.17
Dickinson, ND$111,991$9,333$2,154$53.84
San Mateo, CA$111,764$9,314$2,149$53.73

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Information Security Analyst Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Information Security Analyst job category that pay more per year than a typical Information Security Analyst salary. Top examples of these roles include: Security Operations Engineer, Lead Security Engineer, and Senior Information Security Engineer.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $27,047 (27.1%) and $33,925 (33.9%) more than the average Information Security Analyst salary of $99,944. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Information Security Analyst jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Information Security Analyst position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Security Operations Engineer$133,869$11,156$2,574$64.36
Lead Security Engineer$132,094$11,008$2,540$63.51
Senior Information Security Engineer$129,647$10,804$2,493$62.33
Lead Information Security Engineer$128,181$10,682$2,465$61.63
Information Security Manager$126,991$10,583$2,442$61.05
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.